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the knob to 11. here's a favorite of mine, number three. that's how many obama events bruce springsteen, the boss, is playing on the final day of the campaign. >>> sky high unemployment, falling home prices, widespread foreclosures. nevada was dealt a pretty bad hand when it comes to the economy, but the state and its six electoral votes is still one of the most important battlegrounds in tuesday's election. the result could hinge on whether voters are betting on a strong, economic recovery. our miguel marquez headed to las vegas for a unique perspective on the nevada vote. >> here we are top of the strat stratusphere. as this county goes -- oh! in a city that fell harder and faster than just about any place in the country. this better be a very close election. the stratusphere hit hard. >> reporter: the vegas landmark sunk $20 million into a new rest raubt raunt and the sky jump thing and, most importantly, 100 new jobs. >> do ai think las vegas is through the worst of it? >> i drive to work and see things going on that i haven't seen for a little while. >> reporter: things like constr
. to television viewers who watched "the sopranos" or the jersey shore or listen to bruce springsteen sing about this place, there might be a sense of familiarity of it. but for millions of americans, this is a deep personal loss. >> that pier was beautiful. it had great rides. every one of you people or half you people has been on that pier. >> reporter: summer memories, a place where their parents brought them and they brought their own kids. until now, until this. harry smith is a councilman and business owner. his family ran the beach umbrella concession. it's gone now. >> this is heartbreaking. i've lived here my whole life. devastated. >> reporter: the best known and most dra mmatic image, the star jet roller coaster. it sat on the pier that used to run 300 yards out to sea along with three dozen other famed rides and attractions. this, for example, was the scrambler. less than a mile away. fun town pier, where we find bob stewart standing where his office used to be. >> i have never seen anything like it. this building where we're standing, i have pictures of it from the 1890 or something
saw today. it's a landmark made famous by bruce springsteen, mtv and "the sopranos." this is before and after, to give you a sense of what's happened. it's not even all there. you can see the rides including the roller coaster have been washed away sitting in the ocean. michael holmes is just across the bay in toms river, new jersey. you were in seaside heights, you toured it, what did you see? >> reporter: we went right up and down a number of towns there, ocean beach, normandy, and we spent a couple of hours there with the local police chief and i can tell you, it was absolutely extraordinary, the amount of damage that was done by hurricane sandy, erin. you know, there's gas leaks there that have continued to be a problem. we've seen a stream of gas trucks go across the bridge onto those islands to try to shut off the gas. there was one particular area up there in the area of brick where about three or four football fields' worth of houses had been burnt to the ground by fire started by gas leaks so it's a big problem. you can smell it in the air. this was the first opportunity we
you very much. >>> from plane to car to bruce springsteen for being the right-hand man for tony "sopranos" jim van zandt is a true son of -- we'll hear what he has to say about the devastation of sandy. that's coming up next in the next hour of "newsroom." you see us bank on busier highways. on once empty fields. everyday you see all the ways all of us at us bank are helping grow our economy. lending more so companies and communities can expand, grow stronger and get back to work. everyday you see all of us serving you, around the country, around the corner. us bank. >>> jerry sandusky may be sitting in a prison cell, but the penn state child sex abuse case far from over. new today, former penn state university president graham, formerly charged now with perjury, obstruction of justice, conspiracy and endangering the welfare of children. he joins the former athletic director and the former vice president of business and finance at the university all facing those same charges. >>> in new york they have been performing without an audience for days. now the stars of late night come
entertainers all across the battleground states over the next few days. katy perry, bruce springsteen, the dave matthews band, stevie wonder, will.i.am, all of them getting audiences fired up for the president's message. >> and certainly leaning, as you mentioned, on bill clinton. how much weight does he carry for the president? >> i think bill clinton certainly still is considered a big surrogate for the president. it's been pointed out by the campaign that no one can better narrow down and crystallize the president's message than former president bill clinton, and so they consider him a very powerful weapon. he's also a big draw when he's out there on the campaign trail, he can pull in a lot of supporters. they also believe he could appeal to those yet undecided voters, if there are any of them out there still. they believe that he has a way of sort of boiling down the message that can appeal to them. >> dan lothian, thank you, dan. appreciate that. the president is expected to make those remarks just before noon eastern time. we'll be sure to bring those to you. the republican campaign makin
will be interested to know, bruce springsteen used to go jogging down this street where you see the water. >> where we see the kayaker. >> reporter: down to the beach every morning. yeah. we have met the kayaker and seen him at work today. but i can tell you right now out on the beach, they're really at work and what they're trying to do is pump two inland lakes they have in this town, pump them out to where they came from and they're doing that with huge pumps. some of them deployed after katrina. they're pumping right now i think 700,000 gallons an hour. they hope later by later today they'll be pumping some 2 million gallons an hour. they're attacking this right now. at the same time, they try to push the debris out of their city. >> any idea, jim, how long that will take, that process of pumping it out? >> no. i don't really know how long it will take. because, you know, they're going to pump basements out. there's a high school near here. pumping that basement out. their gymnasium and back in to it so all the water's going to come out of the homes in to those lakes even as those lakes are bein
" or bruce springsteen song, they've heard about the jersey boardwalks, 16 blocks of them, are either splintered or they've been undermined or buckled and they will all have to be replaced. 16 blocks worth of that famed boardwalk. the roller coaster was gone. there were 38 other rides and attractions on that pier. over at the funtown pier we spoke to a businessman as he stood on the stand under where his business used to operate. that whole section of pier gone. it's an extraordinary and heartbreaking sight in many ways, wolf. goodness knows how many tens of millions of dollars or more it would take to repair. >> and they're going to have to start at some point. we hope they get the job done. michael, thanks very much. michael holmes on the scene for us. there's much more ahead on the storm recovery. both presidential candidates also are out of the campaign trail today full time. they have new closing arguments. . 100% new. 100% mmm... wow, that is mmm... it's so mmm you might not believe it's a hundred calories. new yoplait greek 100. it is so good. new yoplait greek 100. let's say y
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